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mike nicco is sending us gray. >> oh. >> gray may have you seeing red this morning, but more sunshine this afternoon. get your order in to amy early. some red roses, white baby breath, star gazer lilies please. let's look at what's going on. it's gray out there. winds are onshore once again. that means a bit of a cooler day today. here's 87 in san jose, cloudy and 50. mid to upper 40s this morning. by the afternoon hours, 55 at the coast. low 60s with more sunshine than yesterday. frances? >> hi, mike. b.a.r.t. reporting no delays, ace train number 3 is having some mechanical problems. expect delays on ace train this month due to track maintenance. look at this. looks green almost everywhere except westbound 205 near tracy. showing you a live camera shot, even highway 87 looking good here. northbound in san jose, despite an early morning fatal accident.
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bay bridge toll plaza, very light right now. no delays at all. no metering lights. they haven't even been turned on before the thee-thee-thee-thee-- weekend. >> thanks. new overnight in the south bay, san jose police are investigating after a crash when a car plowed through a fence and into somebody's yard. it happened on carl street near sullivan avenue. a parked truck was also hit. there's no word on what caused the driver to lose control or if there are possible injuries. the driver was seen speaking to police and taking a field sobriety test. new developments in the coronavirus outbreak. more than 64,000 people have gotten sick worldwide. the death toll is close to 1,400. earlier today officials in japan said four more people tested positive for the virus. one of them is a taxi driver who had given rides to passengers who were on board the diamond princess cruise ship. more than 200 people on that ship are sick. a pacifica woman quarantined
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on board the diamond princess that's docked in yokohama tells us thatespite being a prisoner on the ship she's all right. she's been on the ship for three weeks, confined to her room. >> we're allowed to have deck time an hour every day. they go by different floors, which they'll announce what time they're allowed to go out. they have to wear masks and they're escorted down to the deck. >> she doesn't go out there with them, she has a balcony and she's using that as her outside time. a blessing for her. we know you want information about coronavirus. we dedicated one page on our website to all of our stories. you can find it at abc7news.com. one of the problems bay area businesses face in trying to build a better bay area is crime. look at this surveillance video from nob hill pizza on california street in san
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francisco. most employees were in the back preparing pick-ups and deliveries around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. this guy just walks in, opens the register and took off with a load of cash. >> we believe he came before, he knew how we opened the cash register. he knew where the keys were. he took the money. the middle of the day, the heart of san francisco, that's crazy. >> the shop owner says his wife was at the counter when this happened and thank goodness she wasn't hurt. your voice your vote. we can expect to see more visits from presidential candidates in the coming weeks. former south bend indiana pete buttigieg will be in san francisco and palo alto and protesters will be waiting for him. activists say the openly gay candidate must do more to
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address the concerns of the lbgtq community and people of color they say these groups suffer the most from gentrification and the housing crisis and that buttigieg should take time to listen to them, not just wealthy donors. protesters will rally outside one of today's fund-raisers. senator bernie sanders wants you to cast your votes now. the presidential candidate will hold a get out the early vote rally in richmond on monday. campaign volunteers will collect vote by mail ballots during the rally and turn them in. the primary election date is march 3rd. california voters can make last-minute changes to their voter registration without it affecting their ballots. voters are now allowed to change parties and update their address through election day without re-registering to vote. the new law goes into effect immediately. the law previously set the deadline two weeks before election day. voers who make last-minute changes had to cast provisional ballots which are counted after election officials confirm their registration status. let's get back to valentine's day and it is super
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busy, almost like the middle of the day for one specific place in the soma neighborhood of san francisco. >> that's where we sent abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield. you're at the san francisco flower mart this morning. it is busy. >> good morning. i just learned the most interesting tidbit about shopping habits, but first i have to show you the flowers. look at all these roses. the general manager says the florists here this morning are just restocking because of last-minute orders. it's been busy all week. they sold so many they're back for more. we talked to one florist who says she has not slept. she got here at 1:00 this morning. the manager says believe it or not a friday valentine's day, especially before a thee-dree-d weekend is not usually good for the flower business. >> we're dealing predominantly with a male buyer, they tend to be reminded when they see flowers come in the office or
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flowers being delivered out on the streets. when it gets close to a weekend, it's not necessarily that great for the flower industry, but this year it seems to be strong. i don't know if that's because there's not a lot of snow in the mountains yet. >> sales are expected to be up this year. the national retail federation is predicting people will spend 21% more than they did last year. but the number one seller is candy. so here's hoping even remembers flowers, too. so even if you are not in the office today, we are here to remind you, it is valentine's day, don't forget. you'll just be in trouble. the flowers here are gorgeous. reporting live from san francisco, amy hollyfield. >> i love going to the flower mart. it puts you in a good mood. >> smells so good. the it's gorgeous. i want to buy all these flowers. >> i do, too. but i'm not paying $1,000 for them. if that's the option, carnations
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it is. thank you. valentine's day is a busy one for one family in san mateo. the family who has been running a local flower shop for decades. and a touching tribute to kobe bryant and her daughter gianna. and you have to go back to the 1800s the last time san francisco registered no rain in february. we're looking like that could be tied. we'll talk about that coming up.
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temperatures around san francisco, 46 in sunny side, 49 in the mission. castro, park presidio and as you head towards downtown, 50 in richmond and union city. 40 in fairfield. tracy at 49. cooler the deeper east you go. there's less cloud cover. a light breeze across the golden gate bridge. the a nice evening to head out there and see the sunset. not sure if it's quite picnic weather. temperatures will be falling into the mid 50s by the time the sun sets. out and about. still winter. bay play, lingering clouds and brighter north if you want to go to the beach. 48 on the sincpeninsula, jumpin to 60. east bay valleys, 48 at 7:00. 61 this afternoon. the same thing down in the south bay. let's get a check of the morning
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commute. here's frances. >> ace train number 1 running ten minutes late. ace train number 3 a half hour late due to mechanical problems. plan on delays on ace train this month as they continue track maintenance. b.a.r.t. reporting no delays. traffic is looking good across due to delayed road work. four lanes moving southbound. it's looking good at the richmond-san rafael bridge, perhaps traffic is light but for the president's holiday weekend. >> thanks. harry and meghan spotted at stanford, why they were in the bay area. pink, pink is fine. come on. i told lori to have you clooean this up betterment. >> she's not fooling around and she's feisty about flowers. your bouquet i
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i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. welcome back. today marks a somber
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anniversary, two years since the shooting in parkland, florida. it's the deadliest school shooting in american history. today the community will come together with a moment of silence to honor the 17 victims at marjorie stowman douglas dous school. the city of parkland and other organizations in and around parkland will host events focused on healing and service. more than 90 bay area schools will take part in no one eats alone day. the annual initiative encourages students to socialize and make new friends at lunch. the idea is to join classmates they don't know and to spot students sitting alone to get to know them. the program was created by a bay area non-profit called beyond differences to fight social isolation and make schools more inclusive for everyone all year long.
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big news for royal watchers this week. >> prince harry and meghan paid a visit to stanford on tuesday. the couple met with professors and school officials, a source close to the sussexes says the meeting was a brainstorming session to discuss the new charitable foundation they're launching. the couple apparently flew commercial from canada where they moved after stepping down as senior members of the royal family. the stanford visit sparked speculation they may be considering a move to california. a san mateo flower shop is ready for the valentine's day rush. >> it's all hands on deck at ah san, this which has been operating since 1983. operating since 1983. >> you're supposed to help me, scott. >> scott needs to get it together. >> he needs to. the family-owned business made flower arrangements for celebrities like oprah and shirley temple over the years. mami leong ran the shop for decades before turning it over to her four kids. >> i don't want to tell you my age because i don't want
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everyone in san mateo to know how old i am. >> it certainly looks like she's still in charge. she says she has no plans to retire. she goes to the gym three times a week. her goal is to start driving again. i have no doubt she'll do that. >> all of it is happening. >> supposed to be helping me, scott. >> scott got called out. >> you like that? >> all across the airwaves and social scot sunshine this afternoon. it's not foggy at all. just the marine layer is back, almost a summer-likltart gray, sunshine this afternoon. slightcooling, good honey hugging weather. dry and milder. storm track staying to the
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north. temperatures today, 60 to 63 spreads from 60 in oakland, san mateo, down to 63 at san jose. 61 to 62 in the east bay valleys. 59 in san rafael, 63 in santa rosa. san francisco at 57. half moon bay at about 56. tonight, less cloud cover which means more fog will form. temperatures will mainly be around 40 in redwood city. a cool spot along with livermore, fairfield. the rest of us around 43 to 48 in san francisco. here's the cloud cover. it will thin more than yesterday. it will still linger around the bay. just like it did yesterday for a couple hours, then late in the afternoon we'll see more sunshine than yesterday. temperatures about the same, maybe a degree or two warmer with that extra sunshine. warmer for sure tomorrow. then mostly cloudy sunday with that dry cold front. all the rain will stay to our north. breezy for presidents' day, spring coming back thursday. frances?
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>> mike, all was quiet until a few minutes ago. a five-car crash reported in the hayward area. southbound 880 at whipple. they're clearing that off to the right-hand sidement menside. we have a lot of green traffic. an earlier fatal accident was cleared on 87 to 280. check out the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights have not been turned on. traffic could be lighter due to the presidents' day weekend coming up ahead. and it's looking good right now at bay bridge toll plaza. we're also checking out the ride on 880 through oakland. headlights moving southbound. it is flowing well. we'll keep you posted on that new crash in hayward in my next report. "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 here on abc7. >> ginger zee has a look at what's ahead. good morning. >> hi. it's definitely friday in the studio here. i can tell you that from the vibe going on. coming up, we have a lot going
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on. our exclusive with attorney general william barr, going one-on-one with pierre thomas. he faces that firestone over the roger stone sentencing saying that president trump's tweets make his job "impossible." but insisting they didn't have an influence in his reversal of the case. we'll get the reaction from the white ho andhaakg tple spot at stanford university and the new report about cutting their buckingham staff. >> it's a wonderful story this friday morning. a couple flying home with their adopted newborn baby and then the flight attendants and passengers get ahold of that information and throw them an impromptu baby shower. and the great julia louis-dreyfus is here live, so is a former bachelor and one fan will go on a date with him for valentine's day. nick has become a friend. i've been with him all morning. i texted him yesterday and said why didn't you tell me you were doing this? >> yes. >> very interesting. it will be fun.
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>> something very interesting happening today on midday live at 11:00 a.m., ginger. our own kumasi aaron will be playing the dating game with a couple of bachelors. >> the things you do. >> no! >> yes. what they don't know, ginger, please don't tell anyone else -- >> what if it works? that could work. >> but the problem is she already has a man. so, the prize -- >> oh. >> the prize is dates from kumasi, she will read them dates. like january 30th. >> i get it. >> march 2nd. >> they don't know that yet. that will be a fun time for us. >> that's fine. big surprise. >> happy valentine's day. >> thank you, you, too. the star of i dream of jegee looks back at some of her
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evening. we'll be sunshine at 5:00. the sun will set at cuddle weather begins at 9:00 as we dip into the 40s. we'll get cooler, mid 40s by 11:00. have fun, kumasi? >> thanks. look at this video. it might seem like a scene from "dukes of hazzard but this happened in real life. it's crazy. a driver hit an island in the middle of the street, catapulting her car into the air. she smashed into a parked car. witnesses claim the vehicle was traveling pretty fast, but they say it was around 100 miles per hour, amazingly she didn't have serious injuries. the driver is under investigation for driving under the influence. barbara eden is getting the distinguished alumni award from the san francisco conservatory of music. >> she's best known for her role in "i dream of genie."
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she moved to san francisco when she was 3 years old and was named miss san francisco in 1951. look at her. >> fabulous. >> yesterday she did a question and answer session with students at the conservatory. can you believe she's 88 years old? >> i remember the poke street halloween party, the parade. and i won first prize as little miss muffet with a red wig. so it's -- it's a great feeling. >> i want to hear all the stories. >> this is cool. eden was a vocalist at the conservatory when she moved to l.a. for an acting career she called the town a whole different world. >> i bet. >> nice to see her back in the bay area. coming up, the legal victory for homeless oakland mothers who may have started a housing movement. >> i'm anser hassan in union city where the chief of police will have an update today
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now at 6:30, a major development in a double murder case that rattled a community. two young boys killed in an elementary school parking lot. the new information we expect to learn this morning. b.a.r.t. exploring ways to get more riders on the weekends. the idea the agency is considering that could mean savings for you. the urgent search for a
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frenchie stolen from a south bay salon. >> it's like losing your child. >> the owner's message to the man who took her dog. and flower frenzy. we're live at the san francisco flower mart as florists put the finishing touches on bouquets this valentine's day. good morning. happy valentine's day. >> yes. >> we're sending you lots of love here. >> we are. if you don't like valentine's day, then you can call it villain-time's day. >> i haven't heard that. >> i posted my favorite. the queen at disneyland. either way it's fun. >> no, friend. this is a day of love. >> it is. >> we're sending love. >> right, unless it's not. >> you guys are like the weather today, cloudy this morning but bright and sunny this afternoon. >> that's when we're celebrating this afternoon.
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we're early morning people. >> here is the gray and the slight onshore breezes. look at that gorgeous shot from tam. the cloud deck up around 2,500 feet. hopefully it will go away quicker today. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s this morning. 53 to 56 with sunglasses. you'll need those at noon. seasonal highs, mid 50s to lows. frances? >> all right, mike. just checked the chp screen, a new crash reported southbound 880 at dixon landing road. injuries there. an earlier five-car crash on the right-hand side through the hayward area. that's causing slowing as you approach whipple as well. a look at80. we have seen light traffic this morning. headlights are moving southbound through oakland. taillights northbound through the bay bridge toll plaza. ll plaza.dgry light before thed
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reggie, kumasi? >> all right. thank you. the chp's investigating a deadly crash in san jose. this is on northbound 87 near the transition to northbound 280. this morning officers had to close the transition on-ramp to investigate. it has since reopened. they have not said yet what caused that crash. happening today, we're expected to get new information from police in union city about a double homicide that rattled that community. two young boys ages 11 and 14 were shot and killed in the parking lot of searles elementary school in mid-november. anser hassan is live at union city city hall with what we're expected to learn. >> good morning. in a few hours union city police will be joined by the mayor and california state attorney general with an update in this investigation which could include new information about the suspect ts and the evidence they found.
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thisack on the morning of november 23rd. the two boys, ages 11 and 14, were gunned down as they sat in a parked minivan in the parking lot of the searles elementary school. there's still a lot of unanswered questions such as why the two boys were at the school at that time of night and who drove the van to the school. police believe two suspects are involved in the shooting. this is based on surveillance video from a nearby home. in january a $10,000 reward was offered for information in the case. union city police say they have spent countless hours and resources on this investigation hoping to do what they say will bring justice to the families and closure to the community. this press conference will be held at 10:30. reporting live, anser hassan, abc7 news. >> thank you. a new development in an attack on a b.a.r.t. passenger by a stranger. they have suspect in custody.
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oakland chp detained the man yesterday for an unrelated crime. they determined he was the person in surveillance images released earlier by b.a.r.t. police. the attack happened tuesday evening as the train approached the lake merritt station. police say that the suspect punched a man in the face and hit him with a chain. the victim was treated at the hospital for nonlife threatening injuries. developing safe efficient mass transit is a key part of building a better bay area, today b.a.r.t. directors will hold a second day of meetings to discuss the problems facing the transit agency. one of the biggest ones is a drop in night and weekend ridership. competition with rideshare companies like uber and lyft is one contributing factor but a b.a.r.t. survey of riders found many people are not going out as much on weekends and they didn't like the long wait between trains. b.a.r.t. is exploring ways to get those riders back. >> one thing we've been doing is handing out free passes for the weekend. and we've been looking at it, people are using it. it doesn't cost us that much because a lot of the people are
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bringing friends who are paying. >> b.a.r.t. already gives out 500,000 free weekend tickets a year, one proposal is to double that number to 1 million. tell us what you think about b.a.r.t., what your experiences are, use #dearbart with your stories on twitter and facebook. a new development in a hit and run crash in san francisco's mission district. police have now arrested the driver. he's 62-year-old stefan kernan. he's charged with hit and run and running a red light. three pedestrians were hurt in wednesday afternoon's crash at 23rd and mission streets. two of them are still in critical condition. police say that dui is not a factor in the crash. four people arrested in the west oakland moms for housing eviction in january will not face charges. this is according to the alameda county district attorney's office. the four were taken into custody by sheriffs deputies during the eviction. a lawyer for the four told the
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east bay times the d.a. did not want to make this a big political issue. the lack of affordable housing has been a big part of our building a better bay area coverage. in the north bay officials are putting together a plan to deal with dozens of anchor-outs, people living on boats in the middle of richardson bay, sometimes illegally. neighbors in belvedere and other nearby communities say they're frustrated. the richardson bay held from both sides. anchor-outs say there's a big shortage of berths at marinas. >> there seems to be an attitude about anchor-outs and that actually for the bulk of people i met it's a choice, it's a way of life. >> the agency says everything is on the table from finding anchor outs alternate housing to establishing a formal mooring program. >> from dirty streets to crime to affordable housing, a lot needs to be addressed when it comes to building a better bay area, so what are your thoughts? share them by joining our better
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bay area group on facebook. shocking video showing a man stealing a french bulldog from a hair salon. its owner was feet away when it happened. the urgent search for it this morning. and we're taking a live look at the big board at the new york stock exchange right now. we're starting down about 18 points. another update on how the markets are doing next. don't forget, today is valentine's day. however when it falls on a friday, it's actually not good for flower sales usually. i'll explain coming up. mike, did you ever give anyone carnations? >> as part of a bigger bouquet, yes, but not as a solo item. >> a smart man. >> yeah. >> that probably would have ended that relationship. >> they last longer than roses. >> you know what won't last? >> what. >> your love. >> that's true. okay.
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no carnations this year. >> the marriage continues. >> thank goodness. >> let's talk about what's going on. star gazer lilies, red roses, white baby breath. >> fancy. >> i think it's nice. i hope she likes it. temperatures in the upper 40s along the peninsula until you get to daly city at 46. we're cloudy. a look around hayward, 50. oakland, 52. 50 in san jose. livermore, cooler out in antioch and fog forming near brentwood and discovery bay. here's a look down from the sutro tower. if you're driving today, mainly cloudy this morning, brighter this afternoon. seasonal temperatures, you'll need the coats today if you're taking mass transit. light breezes out on the bay. let's look at microclimates, 46 but notice the lack of fog up in the north bay for today. 54 at 11:00. around 60 to 63 from noon to 6:00.g, 52 at 7:00. the dress for 40s. for the east bay, 48 at 7:00, cloudy. sunshine this afternoon.
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slightly warmer. same thing for san francisco, more sunshine than yesterday. we'll start at 49 this morning. ramp up to about 57 at 3:00. we'll look at the weekend coming up. first, here's frances. good morning. >> good morning. seeing a few problems on 880. an injury crash southbound 880 near dixon landing road and apparently air bags have been deployed and someone is standing in the freeway out in the lanes. never a good idea. traffic is slowing towards milpitas. southbound 880 slows as well through hayward up towards whipple where a five-car crash is off to the right-hand side. and heads up, ace train number 3 is running up to 40 minutes late due to some problems. there's ongoing track maintenance this month. plan on delays. b.a.r.t. reporting no delays can my side be firm? and my side super soft?
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here's the school day forecast. waking up mainly gray this morning. 47 to 49 degrees. the clouds will open up for a bit of sunshine, 52 to 53 at 11:00. kids coming home with that sugar rush, 55 to 62 around 3:00. 62 in monterey, 71 to 75 down in los angeles and palm springs. look at our snow pack, 58% of average. so it's groomed if you're heading up to tahoe and there's a chance of a few inches possible in the higher elevations on sunday. otherwise pretty dry all seven days. special tributes are planned to honor kobe bryant and his daughter gianna at this sunday's nba all-star game in chicago. all the players are wearing two numbers, 24 and 2. 24 was kobe's number. 2 was the number his daughter, gianna, wore. also singer jennifer hudson is
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a ni start off the game. they're changing the game's format with an untimed fourth quarter and a special way to score the game. a french bulldog was snatched from a san jose hair saloon while his owner was just a few feet away. this morning the owner is devastated. ann nguyen runs salon 52. she said her frenchie, hachi, was taken from his day bed on wednesday. surveillance video shows a man sitting down in the lobby and then moments later he takes the dog while nguyen was busy with a client. she has a message for the dognapper. >> if he loves my dog, okay. don't take my dog. take good care of my dog. if you can't, bring him back to me. >> she says hachi has a medical condition and requires care. >> please return that dog. now to your morning money report.
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one of the world's biggest tech companies is now facing charges of racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. federal officials hit chinese telecom company huawei with the charges. huawei is accused of stealing intellectual property from several american companies. the company calls the charges unfounded and unfair. taking a live look at the new york stock exchange. as you can see, we're slightly down this morning, down about 13 points. today the flip phone is officially back. earlier this week samsung unveiled the galaxy z flip in san francisco. the phone has 4k video and a samsung said it will be the most affordable flip of its kind. you may disagree. it's almost $1,400, but, you know, these are the times we're living in. >> what the the other flip
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phone? am i out of the loop in >> there's another flip phone. >> how much is that one? 2,000? >> i don't know. the other one is probably 1,500. i remember looking this up. they're both relatively the same price. which is too much >> okay. happening right now, it is a really busy morning at the san francisco flower mart. it's valentine's day, of course you know florists are rushing to pick up orders for last-minute clients. >> you want to talk about spending some money today, abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is there. she says it smells great. hi, amy. >> hi. i have not seen my sweetheart in here. i'm not sure what's going on. i have my eye out for him. there's been a lot of flowers in here for him to buy. it's gorgeous in here. they are ready. and the national retail federation is predicting that people will spend 21% more this year than they did last valentine's day. it's a busy day for florists. i talked to one from santa rosa, she's already sold so many roses this week she had to come back today for more.
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>> i get here at 1:00 in the morning. i sleep two hours. i got 100 red roses today. 100 bunches, 25 in each bunch. we expect about 3,000, 4,000 people today. >> she sold one basket of roses to one customer for $1,000. going to be a happy valentine's day for somebody. the manager here told me that when valentine's day lands on a friday, especially on a three-day weekend, it's bad for business. i was surprised. she said it's because they're typically dealing with a male buyer who is not reminded that it's valentine's day until the deliveries start arriving at the office. if you're not in the office today, i'm here to give you a public service announcement, it's valentine's day. get busy. you know what to do. back to you, reggie and kumasi. >> that helps. >> yeah. >> that saves relationships. >> that, by the way, just so you
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know, was for an audience of one. that one is amy's husband. message received. he better be up. okay. we'll see what you get. thank you very much. let's go over to frances right now. >> all right. we have a couple hot spots for you this morning. both are on 880 because it's been fairly quiet other than these two problems. one is southbound 880 near dixon landing road. an injury crash blocks the second from the left lane. traffic is slow there. and an earlier crash southbound 880 near whipple has been on the right-hand side. traffic is slow making your way through hayward. we'll check out the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights have not been turned on yet this morning before the presidents' day holiday weekend. we are hearing about a new crash reported near the bay bridge toll plaza. san mateo bridge is looking good. westbound traffic is on the right-hand side. problem-free on the peninsula as well. it's cloudy today, mike has a
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possible cuddly forecast for us as well for valentine's day. >> that's right. cuddle conditions is my forecast for this evening. temperatures will drop into the 40s quickly if you're heading out for this valentine's day at 5:00. we'll be around 53 to 61. by 7:00, if you think about going out and watching the sunset, maybe on a bay cruise or at one of our restaurants along the coast, know it will drop quickly from 61 down to the low to mid 50s after the sun sets. let's look at what's going on. my goodness, doesn't that look like summer as we look from mount tam? brighter afternoon on the way with seasonal conditions. as far as temperatures. we are dry. san francisco and richmond and san rafael and lake port, 60 to 63. more cloud cover tonight. not as many high clouds out there. temperatures running in the upper 30s in yucaipa, santa rosa. the rest of us around 40 to 45
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until you get to san francisco at 48. here's the cloud cover, you can see it things faster today. never completely goes away along the coast. so because of that, you will be a little bit cooler than the rest of us. my accuweather seven-day forecast. sunday will be breezy in the evening when the dry cold front rolls through. breezes for monday. a touch of spring tries to return late next week. 70s by thursday. a bit of snow is possible in the sierra sunday. let's talk about it with frances. >> all right, mike. people might be headed up to tahoe today before the presidents' day weekend. a lot of schools are off next week for ski week. if you're heading out there, there are great conditions right now. of course, no chains required on 89, 80 or 50 at squaw alpine, a 3-hour ride. a 3-hour ride to north star and more heading to heavenly. the base looks great as well. we'll check out the tahoe traffic report to sugar bowl, 2
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hours and 51 minutes. no chains. heading out to kirkwood is looking great. 3 hours and 22 minutes. as mike mentioned, there might be some snow on sunday, so you can see some delays. most folks might not be heading back to monday for the holiday or even they might stay there all week for ski week for a lot of schools next week. guys? >> all right. thanks. happening today, san francisco international airport will hold its grand opening for the new sfo sky terrace. the 3,000 square foot indoor and outdoor observation deck cost more than $6 million to build. it's at terminal two. it offers travelers and visitors a place to relax and soak in the views. you don't have to have a plane ticket to get inside. it opens tonight at 7:00 p.m. and closes each night at 10:00. 328 days in space, that is a long time even longer in dog years. that's why a nasa astronaut's dog was over the moon when she got home to galveston, texas.
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she was returning to earth from the international space station last week. cook tweeted this video of her reunion with sadie lou. cook completed the longest space mission for a woman and she was glad her lbd, little brown dog, still remembered her after a year away that dog missed her. >> what do you think they told that dog? >> nothing. >> they said -- >> i'll be back. >> that dog is like where have you been? space or something? she said, yes, actually. >> well
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all right, friends. get in formation, it's valentine's day, all aboard for love. >> happy valentine's day if you're just joining us. maybe you're heading out the door. here's the 7 things to know before you go. number one, union city police today will update a murder case involving two young boys. the 11 and 14-year-old were shot in a parked minivan in the parking lot of searles elementary school in november. number two, coronavirus has infected more than 64,000 people worldwide. 15 people in the u.s. have been diagnosed. number three, democratic presidential candidate pete buttigieg will meet with donors in san francisco and palo alto today. activists representing the lgbtq
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community and people of color plan to protest saying buttigieg should as their address their concerns. number four, b.a.r.t.'s board of directors will hold a second day of meetings about problems facing the transit agency. one problem is a drop in night and weekend ridership. we are seeing a little more sunshine. temperatures about the same as yesterday. if your valentine's day plans revolve around the sunset, that's about 5:47. >> red for brake lights on southbound 880 approaching dixon landing sewhere, traffic is lig than normal before the presidents' day weekend. number seven, here is a live look from the san francisco flower mart where the valentine's day rush is on, especially for those last-minute orders. flowers are one of the biggest gif gifts. florist bought a basket
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